"Start with yourself and see what kind of lines up with the character" - Jeff Bridges
One way Mahershala Ali - especially while working on multiple projects at once -is that he makes music playlists for each individual character
Nick Offerman on His Early Roles and the “Great Lesson” He Learned in How to Treat His Fellow Actors
"As an actor trying to find your spot you’re just generally happy to get a job and keep your SAG insurance." - Nick Offerman
"On Game of Thrones, doesn’t say much. So how do you convey him? There’s nothing in the script." - Jason Momoa
"A lot of people say, ‘What’s more important: acting, singing or dancing?’ And I say, always acting." - Sutton Foster
Quaid speaks about his career at length and his most memorable roles.
Hedges speaks about starring in the Oscar-winning film and his latest role in an Off Broadway play.
Dev Patel: “I never went to acting school. Everything I’ve learned, I’ve learned from great directors and my co-stars”
"I’m 26 and, like most actors my age, hungry to show emotional range." - Dev Patel
“You never do an impression, and yet I felt somewhat obligated to kind of simulate his attitude and his sound” - Michael Keaton on Playing...
"I have to find an identifier, a silhouette which immediately radiates something for me." - Tom Hardy on Creating a Character
"I’ve always stuck to a similar approach with each job. Show up on time and prepared, and pay attention." - Viggo Mortensen
"I listen to music of the time and I only deal with family and friends that are on the film" - Octavia Spencer
"When I suddenly feel like I can't find my footing, I listen to a song or look at a photograph or read an essay, and...
"It didn’t occur to me to try acting it until I was, for an actor, relatively pretty old — 22 or 23." - Viggo Mortensen
Michael Fassbender on Finding a Character: “If I can make them logical to myself, then I apply them, and that’s really it”
Fassbender talks about his parents' concern about his action aspirations and why he reject the idea that he is an "intelligent actor."
"Breathing life into a character means celebrating and recognizing the fullness of them..." - Scarlett Johansson
Casey Affleck on Finding a Character: “It’s such an internal and complicated and still mysterious process”
"The fun part for me is endlessly talking about why does he do this, or why does he do that, or why doesn't he? I...
Mendelsohn spoke about playing one of the Empire's nefarious villains in the latest Star Wars film.
Ritter speaks about her relationship with Ballentine, how her support helped her survive in LA and how it has made her a better actress.
"I want to know everything about everything, and that's not possible and it won't be possible." - Andrew Garfield